• Kyodo News


The Democratic Party of Japan is likely to become the most powerful party in the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly in Sunday’s election, overtaking the Liberal Democratic Party, a Kyodo News opinion poll indicated.

Of 1,037 randomly chosen voters in Tokyo polled over the weekend by phone, 30.3 percent said they will vote for candidates backed by the DPJ.

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